Monthly Archives: December 2011

The proposed Succession Regulation: could the UK come back in?

The idea of opting out but remaining half in is not confined to such matters as saving the eurozone from disaster. At the meeting of the EU Justice and Home Affairs Council in Brussels on 13 and 14th December the … Continue reading

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Roundtable at the Maastricht University Brussels Campus

I was at an interesting meeting in Brussels last Friday. It was at the Brussels offshoot of Maastricht University and it was a discussion on the proposed Common European Sales Law. The sub-title was “Have the right choices been made?” … Continue reading

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House of Commons debate on subsidiarity and the Proposed Common European Sales Law

The House of Commons debated the question of the Common European Sales Law on 7 December and adopted the Draft Reasoned Opinion prepared by its Scrutiny Committee which has already been mentioned and criticised in this blog.  The debate can … Continue reading

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The 28th regime arrives

The “28th regime” has been the name given to the idea of an optional contract law outside the laws of the Member States of the European Union which would be available for parties to choose as the law governing their … Continue reading

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